Supporting Ramp Play

Supporting Ramp Play

Description

Supporting Ramp Play is ramps from beginning to end! We’ll look at DIY ramps and ramp supports, the difference between ramp play and ramp lessons, what kids learn while playing with ramps, creating a supportive ramp play environment, and more. The session offers a balance of practical ideas and theories to help you offer children a richer ramp play experience.

Outcomes / Goals

Attendees will:

  • Understand how to set up and support ramp play
  • Leave with a better understanding of what kids learn when playing with ramps
  • Acquire ideas for inexpensive and easy-to-make ramps and ramp supports

Competency Area

  • Alabama | Learning Experiences And Enrichment / Child Development
  • Illinois | Curriculum Or Program Design
  • Michigan | Teaching And Learning
  • Missouri | Use A Broad Repertoire Of Teaching Skills And Strategies For Learning
  • Nebraska | Planning Learning Experiences And Curriculum
  • Oklahoma | Learning Environments And Curriculum
  • South Dakota | Learning Environments
  • Wisconsin | Learning Experiences, Strategies, And Curriculum
  • CDA | Advancing Children’s Physical And Intellectual Development

Clock Hours

Available in 60 and 90-minute formats

Agenda 

This is the breakdown for the 60-minute version of the session:

TopicTimeActivity
Introduction05 minutesMonologue
Ramp Play Ideas35 minutesDiscussion / Demonstration
Ramp Play Learning15 minutesDiscussion
Conclusion05 minutesMonologue

Related Resources

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Content Level

Beginner / Intermediate

Age Group Focus

  • Toddlers (12 months to 36 months)
  • Preschool (36 months to 5 years)
  • School Age (5 years to 12 years)
  • Adults

Target Audience

  • Family Child Care Providers
  • Child Care Center Teachers
  • Child Care Center Directors
  • Head Start Teachers
  • Head Start Administrators
  • Early Head Start Teachers
  • Service Coordination Staff
  • Technical Assistance Specialists
  • Home Visitors
  • Parents